Developing a Taxonomy for the Science of Improvement in Public Health

Resource Summary

The purpose of this study was to advance the science of improvement in public health departments with the objectives of establishing a taxonomy of quality improvement (QI) projects in public health, categorizing QI projects undertaken in health departments using the taxonomy, and creating an opportunity modes and effects analysis. Researchers analyzed data from 51 QI projects undertaken in public health departments over the last five years.

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